February 22, 2023
Approximately 480,000 people die from smoking-related diseases every year in the United States. The good news is that it’s never too late to quit, even if you’ve been smoking for a long ti...
February 22, 2016Screening tests can be a powerful weapon in the fight against breast cancer. In spite of these benefits, too many women
February 09, 2016
The Farming Life of Melissa Fries, MD It’s 5:30 a.m. on a weekday morning, and Melissa Fries, MD, sits in a metal shed on her rural western Montgomery County farm, hand-milking Leaf, an Oberhasli mil...
February 05, 2016
Three confirmed cases of the Zika virus have now been reported in D.C., all from people who have traveled outside of the United States, according to the D.C. Department of Health. One of the three cas...
September 02, 2015
Ignoring Cornorary Artery Disease Signs Could Have Been DevastatingThe symptoms, at first, were subtle and easy to dismiss. Burning and chest discomfort—likely acid reflux. A nagging ache in the left ...
August 11, 2015
In Spring 2013, we interviewed three incoming residents: Jason Chen, MD, Surgery; Guillermo Rivell, MD, Internal Medicine; and Alex Shuster, MD, Emergency Medicine, who talked about their expectation...
January 08, 2015
Retired Cardiologist Start Date: 1958FROM "G" STRINGS TO HEART STRINGSA Penny for Your Thoughts…In 1958, I completed my residency at the National Institutes of Health and joined MedStar Washington Ho...